October 12, 2020 | technology | No Comments
- Caribu, an app that lets parents and grandparents read bedtime stories to their children and grandkids virtually, boomed during the pandemic.
- The app grew tenfold in March, and now its co-founder Maxeme Tuchman says its expanding to the classroom and the home office.
- Now, the company is pushing for some employers to offer Caribu as a benefit, which could be helpful for parents working from home with young kids.
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If you’re familiar with Maxeme Tuchman’s background, you wouldn’t be surprised to hear she runs a company that promotes reading and education among children.
Tuchman spent more than two years as the executive director of Teach for America’s Miami-Dade branch starting in 2013. She also previously managed education projects under Michael Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York City, and Michelle Ree, the former D.C. public schools chancellor.
But it wasn’t until 2016 that